Politics Jan 03

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) speaks to reporters with Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) and Sen. Dick Durnin (D-Ill.) following a border security briefing with U.S. President Donald Trump and congressional leadership at the White House in Washington, D.C. Photo by Carlos Barria/Reuters
Talks go nowhere as partial government shutdown enters 13th day

No one budged at President Donald Trump's closed-door meeting with congressional leaders, so the partial government shutdown persisted over his demand for billions of dollars to build a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico. They'll all try again Friday.

Politics Dec 19

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Trump says he’s eager to sign sweeping criminal justice bill

The Senate passed a sweeping criminal justice bill Tuesday that addresses concerns that the nation's war on drugs had led to the imprisonment of too many Americans for non-violent crimes without adequately preparing them for their return to society.

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